Fun Ways to Get Outside the Classroom for Earth Month

Did you know…April is Earth Month!? A time to celebrate new blooms after a long and cold winter. After a season of staying cooped up, we’ve gathered together some fun ideas to get outside the classroom this April. We have some environmentally-themed Field Trips we can’t to share with you, plus great activities that are sure to add a little bit of extra outdoor fun to your routine. Spring is here…let’s celebrate! 

Go Green with the Think Global. Eat Local. Field Trip

MG-facebookad-V3Mrs. Green’s Natural Markets across the country are opening their doors to teach lessons on healthy choices and helping the Earth. The trip revolves around students discovering healthy, sustainable choices…naturally. More details here

Extend Sustainability Lessons at with Guiding Stars Store Tours

HF-facebookad-v1You can “follow the stars” to new healthy lessons with your kids at Hannaford stores. This field trip has a special focus on sustainability, which is a perfect tie in to Earth Month. “Going Green” is easy with the 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. More details

Don’t Miss This Trip!

Ralphs Free Field TripIt’s your last chance to book a “Speak Out. It’s YOUR Earth!” Field Trip at Ralphs stores. This Earth-Day themed adventure is available April 2014 Only. More details here!


Photo via No Time for Flashcards
Photo via No Time for Flashcards


There are so many fun, easy activities classrooms and families can do together outside. We’ve rounded up a collection we hope everyone will enjoy! Do you have a great activity to share? Be sure to let us know in the comments.  

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